The mesmerizing sound of the first album FKA Twigs
Beyond rumors and attacks stems from her love affair with actor Robert Pattinson, FKA Twigs is primarily an artist who begins to prove himself firmly in the music industry. Expected to turn his first album was released in August last year and has been very successful.
Training dancer – like her mother – and gifted in his art, the teenager Tahliah Barnett makes frequent appearances in music videos by artists such as Kylie Minogue, Jesse J and Ed Sheeran. As a continuation to his passion for music, it engages early in her singing career officially began in 2012. She and her first self-produced EP at the age of 24 years and distributes its pieces via his Youtube channel . Immediate success on the Net. Then known as the single name “Twigs” (meaning “twigs” in English, a reference to his bones creaking loudly), the young English made millions of views thanks to its style R’n’B Soul / especially appreciated.
After a second EP released in 2013 under the British label Young Turk – who has produced SBTRKT, Jamie XX and Sampha – FKA Twigs finally released his first album simply titled LP1.
A bright sound and captivating rhythms that give a very personal music borrows money and a sweet languor, this first album FKA Twigs trafficking doubts of confidence, but also of passion and ambition. Feminine and strong subjects, shown in songs like the excellent single “Two Weeks” and “Lights On”.
Currently on tour in Europe and the USA, FKA Twigs part of this renewal movement minimalist and free R’n’B, a brief artist to follow closely!
By Anne Waas.